Finance

Nov 17, 2008
FTI Consulting, a global business advisory firm, released its 2008 Retail...
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Nov 17, 2008
The National Retail Federation (NRF) released the findings from its sixth...
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Nov 17, 2008
A new survey of chief marketing officers by BDO Seidman, LLP predicts that...
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Nov 17, 2008
A survey by The Nielsen Co., released Tuesday, found that one-third of...
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Nov 17, 2008
The Home Depot reported on Tuesday fiscal 2008 third quarter consolidated...
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Nov 17, 2008
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) reaffirmed its commitment to the...
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Nov 17, 2008
Wal-Mart said Tuesday that as gas prices drop, its stores are seeing...
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Financially Speaking

The Impact of Online Sales Tax

By Jonathan Barsade, founder and CEO, Exactor
For more than a decade, federal and state lawmakers have attempted to craft legislation to regulate the collection of sales tax on Internet purchases. The Marketplace Fairness Act of 2013 passed the Senate in May with bipartisan support.
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Deals/M&A

Global Payments acquires PayPros
Global Payments Inc. will acquire Payment Processing, Inc. (PayPros). PayPros, based in California, is a provider of fully-integrated payment solutions for 58,000 small-to-medium sized retailers in the U.S.
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Newsmakers

eBay reports strong Q4 quarter; Carl Icahn looks to spin off PayPal
eBay posted a profit of $850 million, compared with earnings of $751 million a year ago, for its fourth quarter, ended Dec. 31, 2013, while revenues rose 13% to $4.5 billion, fueled by strong mobile results.
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